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MPD Advanced Technology Program

Award Information

Award #
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $11,912)

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) allows states and units of local government, including tribes, to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own state and local needs and conditions. Grant funds can be used for state and local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, and information systems for criminal justice, including for any one or more of the following purpose areas: 1) law enforcement programs; 2) prosecution and court programs; 3) prevention and education programs; 4) corrections and community corrections programs; 5) drug treatment and enforcement programs; 6) planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs; and 7) crime victim and witness programs (other than compensation).

The city of Middletown will use $11,912 in awarded FY 2010 JAG funds to purchase equipment that will support local policing. The grant will provide $8,010 in grant funds to purchase three K-9 containment units for police cruisers, $1,302 in funds for a video system that will enhance the delivery of officer trainings and education seminars, and $2,600 in funding to purchase an awning for a mobile command vehicle that will provide officers with protection from the elements during search, rescue, and recovery efforts.


Date Created: August 3, 2010